Telidon


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Telidon

(ˈtɛlɪˌdɒn)
n
(Telecommunications) trademark a Canadian interactive viewdata service
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JUDY EROLA & FRANCIS FOX, CONSUMER AND CORPORATE AFFAIRS CANADA, FROM GUTENBERG TO TELIDON, A GUIDE TO CANADA'S COPYRIGHT REVISION PROPOSALS (1984); Canada, House of Commons, Standing Committee on Communications and Culture, Report of the Sub-Committee on the Revision of Copyright: A Charter of Rights for Creators, Ottawa, Supply & Services Canada, 1988 (Chair: G.
At the time, the battle was on for what was hoped would become a world videotex standard, and Telidon was developed as an improvement over the two other government-funded efforts--Prestel from the British Post Office, and Antiope from the French telecommunications authority--both offering far cruder graphic capabilities.
It was the Telidon software, transferred for commercialization to Canadian private sector companies and combined with features developed when AT&T entered the business in the early 80's that eventually became the North American Presentation Level Protocol System (NAPLPS), the primary industry standard.